How does a Silent Auction work?
Throughout the evening, there will be a designated area within the room that will have a couple tables with names and descriptions of silent auction items.
- Submit a bid on the Bid Sheet next to each item that you're interested in.
- Check back from time-to-time throughout the evening to see if you still have the highest bids. If not, submit a higher bid to stay in the game!
- At the end of the evening whoever has the highest bid to each item wins. It's that simple!
List of Silent Auction Items (subject to change)
2-Night Stay (2-person occupancy) with Breakfast Included at Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila (Market Value: $600; Starting Bid: $240) - Donated by Platinum Sponsor Solaire Resort & Casino
PACC-DC & FYP-DC are excited that we have partnered with Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila as our Platinum Sponsor for "A Night in Manila!" In addition to sponsorship and raffle donation, Solaire has provided a 2-Night Stay as an auction item. So, for those Kababayan who take a trip back to visit the Philippines, why not stay 2 nights in Entertainment City at Solaire to see what all the buzz is about! This is a Resort & Casino that rivals that of what Las Vegas or Macao can offer. But, don't take our word for it. Check it out yourself!
2-Night Stay at Hilton Hotel (Market Value: $150; Starting Bid: $60) - Donated by PACC-DC
We are all busy! But, sometimes we just need a break to take a quick weekend vacation. Stay at Hilton where you always know the quality of rooms, service, and amenities will meet your needs for a relaxing break from it all. Plus, it's always nice to have this type of voucher in your back pocket for any last minute travel!
Coach Purse (Market Value: $150; Starting Bid: $60) - Donated by PACC-DC
Ladies, maybe this is a gift to yourself or a gift for someone else! Regardless, you know that Coach is always en vogue and you can't have too many purses! Seek this silent auction item out when you attend "A Night in Manila."
2 Tickets to SOLD OUT Chromeo Concert at the 9:30 Club on Tuesday, September 30th (Market Value: $80; Starting Bid: $40) - Donated by FYP-DC
Taken from the 9:30 Club Website: "World Leaders, powerful CEOs, and assorted other fat cats could learn myriad lessons from Chromeo, but the number one tip that Dave 1 and P-Thugg have is this: Know thyself, know thy vibe, and stay thy course. The rest of the population will catch up. What this means is that Chromeo is really good at being Chromeo. The mission, the package, the vision - it's been a straight shot of pure intentionality from the jump. These Chromoeo dudes? They have the whole being-these-Chromeo-dudes thing totally wired."
Chromeo has two shows at the 9:30 Club and they are both SOLD OUT. This is your chance to go check them out! See you on Saturday, September 27th!
1-Hour Photo Session or 3-Hour Photography Workshop by Michael Munoz Photography (Market Value: $300; Starting Bid: $125) - Donated by Michael Munoz
Michael Munoz is a Filipino-American photographer based out of Metro DC area. His work is second to none as he shoots both film and digital cameras with the intention of capturing authentic moments and connections between people. Maybe you have a need for a 1-hour photo session for a special occasion or to have professional head shots done. Or perhaps you're looking to break into the photography business, then opt for the 3-hour photography workshop where Michael will guide you through it all. This is a bargain deal at any price! Learn more about Michael Munoz Photography at www.michaeljaymunoz.com
100 Beautiful & Delicious Cake Pops (Market Value: $250; Starting Bid: $100) - Donated by Twinkle Bakery
Twins, Kimberly Lizardo & Veronica Santos, have turned their passion for baking into an art through their business, Twinkle Bakery. These Filipina-Americans are based out of Philadelphia & Washington, DC and have generously donated this silent auction item to support PACC-DC & FYP-DC. This is a perfect service for a special event that you're throwing or a gift for someone else. No matter, this is a great deal so get ready to make your bid on Saturday, September 27th!
Michael Kors Purse (Market Value: $150; Starting Bid: $60) - Donated by PACC-DC
Michael Kors is a New York City-based fashion designer widely known for designing classic American sportswear for women. And we have one of his items in our silent auction! Come prepared to bid on this Michael Kors purse on Saturday, September 27th!
CD Autographed by Award Winner Lea Salonga (Market Value: $50; Starting Bid: $10) - Donated by Pasco Productions
Everyone gets excited when they hear Lea Salonga's name being mentioned. Well, we have a CD autographed by Lea herself as this item is donated by Pasco Productions who works directly with her. Pasco Productions was instrumental in bringing Lea to be a part of the "After the Storm" benefit concert for the Philippines this summer at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Here's your chance to get a genuine Lea Salonga autographed item! We'll see you on Saturday, September, 27th!
The "Forever Difference" Gift Basket (Market Value: $90; Starting Bid: $35) - Donated by Forever Lolita (Rose Armour)
Filipina-American Rose Armour, business owner of Forever Lolita LLC, an independent distributor of Forever Living Products International, has donated a wonderful gift basket to this silent auction. It is called "The Forever Difference."
"At Forever, we promote wellness and beauty inside and out. With our compliments, please try a small sampler from our diverse range of high-quality products - multivitamins for much-needed nutrients, protein shake and bars for weight management, Forever Bright Toothgel for healthy gums and whiter teeth, aloe heat lotion for aches and pains at the end of a long day and capped with the goodness of relaxing aloe blossom herbal tea. Last but not least, we give you Luscious Lip Colour, a lip gloss with built-in light and mirror for you or a special someone."
Teeth Whitening Service at TLC Modern Dentistry (Market Value: $500; Starting Bid: $150) - Donated by Barton Santos, D.D.S.
TLC Modern Dentistry (via Filipino-American Barton Santos, D.D.S.) has donated teeth whitening services to "A Night in Manila." So, this might be a good time to get back to good and to be able to once again show those pearly whites. Place your bid for this service on September 27th!
2 Concert Tickets to Kina Grannis at the Howard Theatre on Saturday, October 25th (Market Value: $60; Starting Bid: $20) - Donated by FYP-DC
No, she's not Fil-Am. But, she has a very large following who is! Kina's music touches everyone. Soulful and fresh. She'll be in Washington, DC in October and here's your chance to see her. If this is the first time you see her, you won't be disappointed. Check out a couple of her videos here (to the right).
2 Tickets to see Hilarious Russell Peters at DAR Constitution Hall on Saturday, October 25th (Market Value: $155; Starting Bid: $65) - Donated by FYP-DC
Race & Comedy. Don't get offended! That's his thing. Canadian-Indian, Russell Peters, can identify with all people of all backgrounds and heritage...and make us laugh about it. If you've been to any of his shows, you know that your "people" will be called out! But seriously, that's what you'll be hoping for because it will be funny.
Add-on Palawan or Boracay Tour Package for 2 with Purchase of Round Trip Tickets - Donated by TNT Travel & Tours
True North Travel & Tours has graciously donated the choice of either a Palawan or Boracay tour with a purchase of a roundtrip ticket to the Philippines. Everyone knows about the beauty and nightlife of Boracay. Now, everyone has taken notice of the natural beauty of Palawan and is deemed the "Go To" place in the Philippines by many Travel Aficionados! Take advantage of this opportunity on Saturday, September 27th!
2 Fantastic Tickets to Washington Nationals Baseball Game (4th Row behind visiting team's dugout) (Market Value: $150; Starting Bid: $60) - Donated by Randy Lizardo, M.D.
DC baseball is hot! The Nationals are in great position for the playoffs this year and we have great tickets for you. See their push for the playoffs in late September with tickets just behind the visitor's dugout which gives a clear view into the Nationals dugout. These seats are "catch-a-foul" territory so bring your glove! Bid on this item on September 27th at PACC-DC & FYP-DC's "A Night in Manila" fundraising event!
Gift Certificate at Lumpia Pancit Atbp. - Donated by Ms. Cho Ortega
Filipinos love food, period. Thank you to Ms. Cho Ortega for donating a gift certificate for Lumpia Pancit Atbp., where you can enjoy the comforts of Philippine cuisine. PACC-DC & FYP-DC wants to do more to support Filipino-American owned businesses. And this is the perfect event to come out and tell us about your business! See you on Saturday, September 27th!
$100 Gift Certificate for Products & Services at Lopez Photography (Market Value: $100; Starting Bid: $40) - Donated by Manny Lopez
Brunch for 2 at the National Press Club (Market Value: $70; Starting Bid: $25) - Donated by Ms. Juliette Barredo
The Fourth Estate features great New American cooking, and is located on the 13th floor of the National Press Building, the main floor of the club, and is open to everyone.
Brunch for Two with:
- Any two entrees
- Two drinks each
Washington Nationals Bobblehead Collectible (Market Value: $15; Starting Bid: $3) - Donated by PNC Bank Rockville Town Square
For all you collectors out there, there's a Washington Nationals Bobblehead available at the Silent Auction. Even if you're not a collector, it's still a fun item to have! Come to "A Night in Manila" on September 27th to place your bid!
Dawson's Market $30 Gift Certificate (Market Value: $30; Starting Bid: $8) - Donated by PNC Bank Rockville Town Square
"Celebrating Community Through Local & Organic Food" is the slogan for Dawson's Market in Rockville, MD. They're a tight-knit community of food lovers that all work for the same mission: To be the heart and soul of our community through a strong commitment to local and organic foods.
Support Local and place a bid on this auction item on Saturday, September 27th at "A Night in Manila!"